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Old 11-01-2012, 10:11 AM
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Hey guys just got my first xj looking to lift it any one have a good I dea for a good lift thats on a low buget build will go out to the trails but also going to be a dd as well
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Welcome to the forum, Matt, where are you from?

For a lift, I'd look into coil puck spacers for the front and extended shackles and shackle relocation brackets. Should be about 2" of lift.
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Hey guys just got my first xj looking to lift it any one have a good I dea for a good lift thats on a low buget build will go out to the trails but also going to be a dd as well
budget wise check out rough country they are reasonable i paid about 900 bucks for 4.5 inch lift including shipping depending on what size your shooting for, good customer service too
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Welcome to the forum, Matt, where are you from?

For a lift, I'd look into coil puck spacers for the front and extended shackles and shackle relocation brackets. Should be about 2" of lift.
Iam from streamwood I'll
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budget wise check out rough country they are reasonable i paid about 900 bucks for 4.5 inch lift including shipping depending on what size your shooting for, good customer service too
Looking at ruining like 33" how would you say a ior lift
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What schold I getshort arm or long arm
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What schold I getshort arm or long arm
long arms are better
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Old 11-01-2012, 07:12 PM
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Ppl I need as much guidance as possible saying this is my very first off road build so all the little detailthat any one can give me would be grate I wanna.do it right the first time reamber this xj will go off roading but for the most part will be a dd
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Looking at ruining like 33" how would you say a ior lift
If u want 33" shoot for a 4.5" lift.they say that you should have 32s but it should work with 33" with no or minimal rubbing. If there is rub just throw on some fender flares

http://www.roughcountry.com/jeep_xj_4.html

http://www.autobarn.net/bushwacker-j...FegWMgodZkcAbg

Those Are expensive ones just showing as an example
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you can also look into rustys they have a package with everything needed including wheels and tires at 4.5" with the 31's they offer i think its like 1700. this is the kit
http://www.rustysoffroad.com/jeep-su...-pack-kit.html
this is what i have on mine and it is working awesome so far.
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Also look into armor, gas tank skid, tcase skid, diff covers, those sort of things.
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